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Welsh Bicknor

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"WELSH BICKNOR, a parish in the lower division of the hundred of Skenfreth, in the county of Hereford, 8 miles to the N.E. of Monmouth. Ross is its post town. It is situated on the river Wye, which surrounds it on three sides, and once formed part of the Marches. Until recently it was included in the county of Monmouth, and is still designated Welsh, to distinguish it from English Bickner, which lies opposite to it.... More" [Description(s) from The National Gazetteer of Great Britain and Ireland (1868) Transcribed by Colin Hinson ©2003]

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Gazetteers

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Historical Geography

  • "Annexed from co. Monmouth in Oct 1844."
    (Ref: The Parish Registers of Herefordshire, J Harnden, 1987, ISBN 0 9512347 0 6)

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Maps

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